Mrs. Forsyth Grant was an author who wrote newspaper and magazine articles and the travel book “Scenes in Hawaii, or Life in the Sandwich Islands,” Hart and Co., Toronto, 1888. She was President of the Canadian Women’s Historical Society of Toronto and President of the Ladies Relief Society in Toronto. She was a founder of the Toronto Home for Incurables. In 1925-1926 Lt. Col. Noel George Lambert Marshal, was President of the Board of Management of the Toronto Home for Incurables, which became the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

A feature of Grant Street is a pair of back-of-lot attached houses on the west side, apparently isolated when a cross street was not completed.